As I write, my eye is caught by a commotion out the window. Our apartment faces Williamsburg Bridge which is urgently flashing red and blue with emergency response vehicles. A quick scroll through Twitter uncovers: ‘NYPD Harbor & Aviation report an EDP threatening to jump off Williamsburg Bridge’. I Google EDP. Emotionally disturbed person. Poor guy. Then, for several minutes, until I snap out of it, I lose myself in a trance of dark thoughts about what it would be like to throw myself off the bridge.
“Don’t be afraid of fragrance. This can be a man’s most memorable style choice and can say a great deal about who you are or what type of mood you are in. I tend to spray on lots and lots of fragrances. And I mix them throughout the day. Needless to say, in my office and house there is a bottle of fragrance just about every 20ft and by the end of the day I am like a walking potpourri. Just choose a great fragrance and no one will complain that you have too much on.
Most Hollywood actors are vain. Understandably so – their face and physique are their job. Mr Mortensen, who found his fame later in life – notably with Eastern Promises, for which he was Oscar-nominated – is anti-vanity. He’s not particularly interested in posing for photo shoots, but when he does, it’s on one condition: no retouching.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".